sialadenitis

[ sahy-uh-lad-n-ahy-tis ]
/ ˌsaɪ əˌlæd nˈaɪ tɪs /

noun Pathology.

inflammation of one or more of the salivary glands.

Nearby words

  1. si-ma qian,
  2. siabon,
  3. siad barre,
  4. sial,
  5. sial-,
  6. sialadenosis,
  7. sialagogic,
  8. sialagogue,
  9. sialectasis,
  10. sialemesis

Origin of sialadenitis

< Greek síal(on) saliva + adenitis

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Medicine definitions for sialadenitis

sialadenitis

[ sī′ə-lăd′n-ītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of a salivary gland.

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